Tag: appropriating-the-commons

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www.eff.org > Danny O'Brien
Outliving Outrage on the Public Interest Internet: the CDDB Story
6 may. 2021 - In our previous blog post, we discussed how in the early days of the internet, regulators feared that without strict copyright enforcement and pre-packaged entertainment, the new digital frontier would be empty of content. But the public interest internet barn-raised to fill the gap—before the fledgling digital giants commercialised and enclosed those innovations. These enclosures did not go unnoticed, however—and some worked to keep the public interest internet alive.
 · appropriating-the-commons · cddb · commons · freedb · gnudb · public-interest-internet

www.eff.org > Danny O'Brien
The Enclosure of the Public Interest Internet
6 may. 2021 - It’s hard to believe now, but in the early days of the public internet, the greatest worry of some of its most high-powered advocates was that it would be empty. As the Clinton administration prepared to transition the internet from its academic and military origins to the heart of the promised “national information infrastructure” (NII), the government’s advisors fretted that the United States entertainment and information industries would have no commercial reason to switch from TV, radio, and recorded music. And without Hollywood and the record labels on board, the new digital environment would end up as a ghost mall, devoid of businesses or users.
 · appropriating-the-commons · commons · imdb · internet-history · open-street-map · public-interest-internet · wikipedia

medium.com > Ed Newton-Rex and Hendrik Vincent Koops
The Ethics of the AI Song Contest
18 oct. 2020 - Earlier this year, we were on the judging panel for the first international AI song contest. Run by Dutch national broadcaster VPRO, and inspired by Eurovision, the contest brought together 13 teams who battled it out, in front of the public and us judges, for supremacy in AI music. The idea wasn’t to have AI write an entire song – rather, it was to encourage human-AI collaboration.
 · ai-ethics · appropriating-the-commons · artificial-intelligence · copyright · eurovision-songfestival · music

www.bitsoffreedom.nl > Hans de Zwart
In de kloof tussen model en werkelijkheid
22 jan. 2019 - Alles en iedereen wordt teruggebracht tot data, stelt onze Hans de Zwart in zijn openingsspeech bij de Big Brother Awards. Maar het beeld van de werkelijkheid dat uit de data oprijst, is beperkter dan veel mensen denken.
 · appropriating-the-commons · big-brother-awards · cambridge-analytica · facebook · google · learning-analytics · mezuro · model-reality-gap · surveillance-capitalism · vodafone · xs4all